Essay on Concept of Power in a Community

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The mere mention of power brings about numerous images to one’s mind, exemplifying variant forms found to be accompanied with its use. Some uses of power can be found in government, communities and the individual. Noticeably these examples are few however the broadest and strongest. Power of an individual may be overlooked even though before there was a majority there was only self. This is where the foundation for power may be found. Before the community and large government may obtain power it starts with the inner self. Here an evaluation process takes place, analyzing morals, values, and issues that involve the larger picture. When an individual has recognized who they are and what they stand for the foundation’s first layer has just …show more content…
Implementing public functions such as BBQ’s or picnic’s, allowing everyone to attend and have their voice heard sends a message “we care”. Holding public functions such as these clearly state welcoming and warmth so please bring your friends and family, let us make a difference. This approach to getting the communities involvements is not only helping the present but the future as well. Leading by example with our youth showing them the ropes how to be a healthy active member in their communities or greater is an extreme wealth of knowledge giving them the tools necessary to become positive role models for future generations. Which I suspect would be the dream of every parent in the nation. I ask what would you choose; ignorance and powerless or knowledgeable and power?
In this great nation of ours there are too many choosing ignorance from laziness or fear. Either way they have forfeited the essence from which we gain our power. It is sad when such a great magnificent essence is stripped from our communities rendering them convinced of their helplessness. When the perception is, “there is nothing I can do” is reinforced with low economic standing many individuals loses faith in themselves and thus their communities. People in communities who have succumbed to this thinking pattern need desperately a positive change so that they may harness energies within them empowering each

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